Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 13, 2009
Archadeck is happy to announce that Curtis and Ann Crays will be opening a new location servicing the Front Range area of Colorado.
Known as Archadeck of the Front Range, the Crays will design and build custom outdoor living spaces for their customers, including sunrooms, porches, decks, outdoor kitchens, gazebos and more. Areas they will service include Denver, Aurora, Littleton, Englewood and Parker.
In addition to building outdoor living spaces, the Crays will design and build mudrooms due to the Colorado environment.
Before deciding to open a new Archadeck location, Curtis worked with General Electric in several different facets including account and product management. He holds a certification in LEAN management and is a Six Sigma Black Belt. Ann spent 12 years in the internet marketing realm and is the former Director of Internet Ad Products for RH Donnelly. She earned her MBA from the Peter Dracher School of Management in California.
“We are excited to have Curtis and Ann as our newest franchisees,” announced Rob Haislip, Vice President of Operations of Archadeck. “They not only have the enthusiasm and management background that we look for in new partners, but their leadership and attention to service and quality will help them build a successful business.”
Archadeck of the Front Range will be the first location in Colorado.
Curtis and Ann Crays live in the Denver area and have four children. Curtis served as the Vice President of the local Elfun chapter (GE’s community service arm).
Archadeck, established in 1980, has built more than 75,000 projects across the country and is recognized as the largest deck and porch builder in North America. A part of Outdoor Living Brands, the Archadeck mission is "to enhance the lives of our customers by creating unique and innovative outdoor living environments."
Qualified Remodeler magazine ranks Archadeck ninth on the 2008 National Remodeling Firms List. Archadeck projects have graced the covers of Gardens, Decks and Patios and Decks & Backyard Projects. The company has been featured in articles in This Old House, Smart Money and Gardening & Deck Design, as well as on Home & Garden TV (HGTV). Additional information can be viewed at http://www.archadeck.com.